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NSW Farmers welcomes rural health push


THE STATE'S PEAK agricultural body has welcomed a move to establish a dedicated NSW Department of Rural Health. Independent state MP for Wagga Wagga Dr Joe McGirr launched a petition calling for the establishment of a Department of Rural Health in NSW on Tuesday. Sarah Thompson, a NSW Farmers member and

Progress needed on Floodplain Harvesting


A PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE has detailed a number of ways to reform floodplain harvesting in NSW. NSW Farmers President James Jackson said even small steps towards evidence-based regulation of floodplain harvesting were better than the uncertainty surrounding the issue at present. “We advocate for the fair and equitable sharing of our valuable water